19 Fryers Road Campbells Creek VIC
Behind the picket fence and screened by a pair of mature European ash trees, this circa 1880s miners' cottage sits on a sunny corner allotment. Beyond the pretty front verandah, period features include ornate ceilings and original horsehair plaster walls, with the living/dining warmed by a Coonara inbuilt wood heater and linen blinds. Country style kitchen, bathroom, spacious main bedroom, second with built in robe, and bright northeast facing sunroom, incorporating laundry, that opens to a secluded covered entertaining space. A cottage garden with rich soil features mature magnolia, peach, loquat and mulberry trees, and bursts with bulbs, hellebores and roses. A gate into Pottery Lane leads to open paddocks and gold diggings bush walking trails. The house is listed in the 'Heritage Study of the former Shire of Newstead, 2000' as being of local architectural and historic significance. Located in the heart of a small community characterised by heritage buildings and strawbale houses, a short walk to the Campbells Creek primary school, the 1851 Five Flags Hotel, Merchants Café & General Store. Minutes to historic Castlemaine, within commute of both Melbourne and Bendigo. Single timber garage/workshop, and a generous allotment of 925sqm which offers sub-division potential STCA.